If you need to get away from your run-of-the-mill everyday life, then immersing yourself into an all new videogame experience is always a good way to go. And if it is immersion and depth you want, My Time at Portia on Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch is more than welcoming.
Available to purchase and download right now on console, pushing ahead after a previous PC release, My Time at Portia from Team17 and the indie development team at Pathea Games is now available on Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch.
A charming sandbox simulation RPG that sees you taking on your Pa’s old workshop, before completing commissions and becoming the best workshop in the land, My Time at Portia most certainly deals in longevity, with hundreds of hours of gameplay promised from within.
How you go about wasting those hours is totally up to you too, and whilst making friends with the weird and wonderful characters of Portia will also be welcomed, growing crops, tending to animals and uncovering the secrets of the land will certainly be a decent way of getting through each day.
In fact, the more creative you are in My Time at Portia, the better, and with a ton of customisable opportunities present, and a land that just keeps on giving available for traversal, what you get up to in Portia is only really limited by your only desires and imagination.
The team at Team17 rarely deal with a bad game, and so chances are high that My Time at Portia on Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch will appeal to a huge range of gamers. Full clarification is present in our review however if you feel like you need more to your life then a trip to your local digital store could well be the best thing you have done for a while.
The Xbox Store will give up the My Time at Portia secrets on Xbox One for £24.99, whilst the PS4 and Nintendo Switch equivalents will sort those out on th other side of the format wars line. Whichever way you wish to swing in these gaming circles matters little though – just get yourself a purchase of this charming little life-sim right now.
There is also a little Housewarming Gift Set available too. £2.39 will see you given a little Portia treat with a new jacket and ripped jeans combo available, some exclusive Lion-themed furniture, some extra dried beef and rainbow jam for times of need, and 500 Gols to get you moving along on your little journey.
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Start a new life in the enchanting town of Portia! Restore your Pa’s neglected workshop to its former glory by fulfilling commissions, growing crops, raising animals, and befriending the quirky inhabitants of this charming post-apocalyptic land! Armed with your Pa’s old handbook and workbench, you must gather, mine and craft your way to being crowned the number one workshop in Portia. Help the locals rebuild the town and uncover the secrets locked deep away beneath it. Be prepared though…it won’t be easy! The town of Portia is full of friendly new faces for you to meet. Make friends, complete requests, exchange gifts, go on dates and let romance blossom! Key Features: BUILD YOUR WORKSHOP: Build your Pa’s derelict workshop into the best in Portia! Gather resources and craft your way into the hearts of the local community, as you work through daily commissions and villager requests. RUN YOUR OWN FARM: Grow and nurture your own crops, raise animals and convert the empty woodland surrounding your workshop into a quaint little farm! My Time at Portia offers an innovative approach to farming, allowing you to take advantage of planter boxes and semi-automatic irrigation systems. You can even take your horse or llama out for a ride around the town! GET CREATIVE: Make your house a home! Apply your personal touch with an exciting range of craftable furniture, decorations and workshop upgrades. Not only will it look great, but each piece will add stat boosts to your character! JOIN THE COMMUNITY: Become a part of Portia’s extraordinary community! Filled with a vibrant cast of unforgettable faces all with energetic personalities, daily routines and exciting stories to share. They go to work, have dinner in restaurants, exercise and interact with each other in lots of interesting ways – make sure you take the time to get to know them all! Who knows, maybe romance could be in the air? EXPLORE AND BATTLE: Delve deep into the ancient ruins and dungeons of Portia. Grab your pickaxe and Relic Scanner and mine for resources and treasures from the past. Make sure that you equip a weapon, there’s hordes of fearsome monsters and deadly bosses that stand between you and that precious loot! SKILL UP: Level up your character with a variety of skills to aid you in your adventures. Decide on whether to boost your crafting, combat or social skills depending on your play style. AND THERE’S MORE: My Time at Portia has something for everyone! Find and explore new lands, take part in regular in-game festivals and many other activities it’s up to you how you spend your time. Why not hone your culinary skills and cook up some tasty food? Take on one of the many mini-games? Or perhaps just kick back and spend the afternoon fishing? The choice is yours!